• 2017-09-28


    A discussion seminar with Professor Jan ”Gulan” Gulliksen, a new member of the university board, and member of the Digitalisation Council, which the Swedish government formed in March this year.

    Gulan will speak and discuss the topics of politics, national IT policies and digitalisation, that is the impact of digitisation on our society, and also on digitalisation as an object for research and education. 

    The event is open to the public. The seminar is held in English but questions can be asked in Swedish.

    - Prof. Jan Gulliksen, KTH
    - Prof. John Sören Pettersson, KAU, moderator

    John Sören Pettersson
    Telephone: 054-700 2553

  • 2017-07-05

    Europe facing great need for developing future services in ehealth

    Bridget Kane, associate professor of Information Systems, spent three days in Copenhagen on a trip to Healthcare Denmark, and the European Headquarters of the World Health Organisation.

    The field trip was organised through the Centre for Health Policy and Management at Trinity College Dublin. The group was comprised of a small group of alumni of the MSc in Healthcare Management programme, who work in senior roles in the Irish Health service, and a couple of academics.

  • 2017-05-17

    Remigijus Gustas and Prima Gustiene from the Information Systems department appear in Springer volume

    Professor Remigijus Gustas and Assistant Professor Prima Gustiene from the Information Systems department at Karlstad Business School were awarded “Best Paper” at the 6th BMSD International Symposium of Business Modeling and Software Design, held in Rhodes, Greece, June 20-22, 2016.

    Now, an extended version of their paper “Principles of Semantically Integrated Conceptual Modelling Method” appears as the first chapter of eleven “selected papers” in a Springer LNBIP volume, Business Modelling and Software Design, pp. 1-26.

  • 2017-05-05

    Prof. Dr. Kai Holzweissig from DHBW Stuttgart visits the Information Systems dept. again

    For the second time Professor Kai Holzweissig from Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg visited the Information Systems department at Karlstad University. The visit was funded by Erasmus+.

    During his visit, Kai held lectures for students and research seminars with colleagues at the Information Systems department and visiting researchers.
    Among else he held lectures on Linked Data, the Technology Acceptance Model, and Responsive Web Design with Twitter Bootstrap.

    While he was here he also, together with Professor John Sören Pettersson, had a seminar with his students from DHBW Stuttgart (the two internships at our usability lab) who presented their report from their internship.

  • 2017-05-03

    Chris Hieber from Capgemini Stuttgart on the topic BPMN – How to Model Business Processes

    Wednesday, May 3rd Chris Hieber, Lead Business Analyst, from Capgemini Stuttgart in Germany, visited the Information System department at KaU and gave a lecture in the Master course “Electronic Business and Enterprise Systems” about Business Process Model Notation (BPMN 2.0) – How to Model Business Processes.

    There were many interested visitors, both students, colleagues from the Information Systems department and visiting researchers who took the chance to listen to Chris. After the lecture, Chris spent the whole afternoon with a workshop with the “Electronic Business and Enterprise Systems” students practising parts of the BPMN.

  • 2017-03-31

    Seminar April 12: The Return of Analog — Exploring practices of technology non-use and digital disconnect

     Claes Thorén, who defended his doctoral dissertation at Karlstad University in the spring of 2014 now returns to give seminar on his recent research. Since his disputation, he has worked as a researcher and later as a senior lecturer and director of studies at Uppsala University. (The seminar will be held in English.)

Contact: Subject representative professor John Sören Pettersson telephone +46547002553. Faculty administrator Berit Kessler telephone +4670541767. More information under Contact